Instead of addressing the issue of homelessness by offering public assistance, Fort Lauderdale seeks to simply force homeless residents out by criminalizing their very means of survival. This is neither a moral nor fiscally sound approach.
So the boyfriend and I are on our way to the Everglades to bike the Everglades' Shark Valley Loop Trail. I love the outdoors, I love exercising: this was perfect. And then I realized I was going to be biking 15.4 miles. With alligators.